Tag: warner music
WMG boss: ‘We’re very happy that Spotify is investing in podcasting’
Having published its latest financial results this morning, Warner Music Group held its quarterly earnings call this afternoon, with CEO Steve Cooper and CFO Eric Levin fielding questions from analysis. One of those questions...
August 4, 2020
WMG revenues down 4.5% year-on-year but digital still growing
Warner Music Group has published its latest quarterly financial results, for its fiscal third quarter (calendar Q2). They reveal the impact that the Covid-19 pandemic continues to have on its business. WMG generated revenues...
August 4, 2020
WMG appoints head of global equity, diversity and inclusion
Warner Music Group's push for diversity and inclusion across its company has a new boss. Dr Maurice Stinnett will be WMG's new head of global equity, diversity and inclusion, having joined from a similar role at BSE Global,...
August 4, 2020
WMG’s ADA sets up new ADA Latin division in Miami
Warner Music Group's in-house indie distributor ADA Worldwide has a new offshoot: ADA Latin. It'll be based in Miami, but will oversee Latin America, Latin music in the US and activities in Spain and Portugal. ADA has...
July 28, 2020
Lianne La Havas campaign wants fans to grow virtual flowers
British artist Lianne La Havas has just released her latest, self-titled album, and one of the marketing elements for it wants to encourage fans to get planting... virtually. The 'Flowerbed' website is exactly that: a...
July 22, 2020
Mike Singer single promoted with stream-to-unlock campaign
Warner Music Central Europe has created a stream-to-unlock initiative to push ‘100Tausend’ (‘100 Thousand’), the new single from German artist Mike Singer which is released on 17 July. Users going to a page on...
July 13, 2020
175m music fans are tracking artists in WMG’s Songkick app
Warner Music Group bought the Songkick app and website in July 2017, and has continued to run it since as a way for people to find out when artists they like are playing concerts near them. WMG is also continuing to invest...
July 9, 2020
WMG teams up with Imagine Entertainment for video projects
Warner Music Group's latest partnership is with production company Imagine Entertainment, the firm behind films including A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13 and Frost/Nixon. Although its most relevant projects in this case might...
July 7, 2020
Finnish artist Artem launches an ‘8D’ music video
Imagine if 2D was four times better, or if 3D was, ahem, 2.67 times better. That'll be 8D! And it's 8D that Finnish artist Artem, who's signed to Warner Music, is exploring with his new music video. We should stress, 8D...
June 26, 2020
Tencent has bought $200m stakes in Warner Music Group
On Friday it emerged that Chinese tech giant Tencent had bought a chunk of shares in Warner Music Group… but confusion reigned over exactly how much it had invested. The Wall Street Journal claimed it was $200m, while MBW...
June 15, 2020
WMG share price leaps on first day of public trading
Warner Music Group had a good first day of trading following its IPO this week. The company priced its shares at $25, valuing the major label group at $12.75bn. By the end of the day, WMG’s share price had risen to...
June 4, 2020